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Tech Talk: The HoloLens and Mixed Reality in the Classroom

Posted November 22, 2016

Tuesday, November 29, 2016 4:00pm – 5:00pm Thomas Hall, Quita Woodward Room The HoloLens is a “mixed reality” device, consisting of a set of goggles and onboard computer processor that can superimpose 2-D and 3-D virtual images (aka “holograms”) onto the wearer’s view of the real world. Join us for hands-on experience with the HoloLens […]

Staff Development Day ’17: We Need Your Input!

Posted November 17, 2016

Attention staff: In preparation for the annual Staff Development Day (formerly known as the Staff In-Service Day), the SDD Planning Committee would like to ask for your input on topics you’d be interested in learning and/or teaching at this year’s event, slated for Spring Break 2017 (exact date and time TBA). Last year’s event offered […]

Tech Talk: Integrating Computational Skills Development in the Major 11/1 4-5pm

Posted October 31, 2016

Tech Talk: Integrating Computational Skills Development in the Major: Helping Students Achieve Bryn Mawr’s Digital Competencies Tuesday, November 1, 2016 4:00pm – 5:00pm Thomas Hall, Quita Woodward Room Join us as Elizabeth McCormack (Physics), Mark Matlin (Physics), and Doug Blank (Computer Science) demo online, interactive, computational skill-building instructional modules they’ve developed, and learn how the modules […]

Tech Talk: Integrating Computational Skills Development in the Major 11/1 4-5pm

Posted October 25, 2016

Tech Talk: Integrating Computational Skills Development in the Major: Helping Students Achieve Bryn Mawr’s Digital Competencies Tuesday, November 1, 2016 4:00pm – 5:00pm Thomas Hall, Quita Woodward Room Join us as Elizabeth McCormack (Physics), Mark Matlin (Physics), and Doug Blank (Computer Science) demo online, interactive, computational skill-building instructional modules they’ve developed, and learn how the modules […]

Tech Talk: What’s New in Digital Scholarship and Pedagogy? 10/11 4-5pm

Posted October 10, 2016

Tech Talk: What’s New in Digital Scholarship and Pedagogy? Tuesday, October 11, 2016 4:00pm – 5:00pm Thomas Hall, Quita Woodward Room Come learn about new programs, resources, and opportunities available to faculty, students and staff who are interested in digitally-enabled scholarship and teaching. We’ve had a lot of new additions to the LITS team since […]

Tech Talk: What’s New in Digital Scholarship and Pedagogy? 10/11 4-5pm

Posted October 4, 2016

Tech Talk: What’s New in Digital Scholarship and Pedagogy? Tuesday, October 11, 2016 4:00pm – 5:00pm Thomas Hall, Quita Woodward Room Come learn about new programs, resources, and opportunities available to faculty, students and staff who are interested in digitally-enabled scholarship and teaching. We’ve had a lot of new additions to the LITS team since […]

What’s a OneDrive? Cloud Storage with Office 365

Posted September 26, 2016

OneDrive for Business is Office 365’s cloud (online) storage platform, providing Bryn Mawr faculty, students, and staff with a secure and convenient way to store and access up to 1 TB of files from any computer or your mobile devices. We’ve got tips to help you use it to its fullest. Use your College credentials […]

Removing Canceled Meetings in Office 365

Posted September 12, 2016

When a meeting is cancelled, all invitees receive an email notification, but the meeting is not removed from your calendar until you open that notification and click Remove From Calendar. Take a look: Canceled Meetings video (mobile-friendly version) This is how Office 365 is intended to work, but it’s different from what we were used […]

Fall Tech Talks, Digital Scholarship and Technology Events Calendar, Edu-Tech/Moodle Office Hours

Posted September 7, 2016

TUESDAY TECH TALKS The Tuesday Tech Talk series will resume Oct 11 at 4-5pm in Quita Woodward Room, with “What’s New in Digital Scholarship and Pedagogy?” We’ve had a lot of new additions to the LITS team since May, including a Digital Scholarship Specialist, Alicia Peaker; an Educational Technology Specialist, Beth Seltzer; and two new […]

Keeping on task using Tasks in Office 365

Posted August 8, 2016

We all have different ways of keeping track of what we have to get done. If you like to keep a visual reference of all the things on your list, the Tasks app might be right for you. Accessible from the Office 365 app launcher, the Tasks app allows you to create & maintain a […]

Reduce distractions with Clutter in Office 365

Posted July 18, 2016

We’ve all heard advice on how to better manage our email (here’s some we especially like). One of the most common suggestions is to reduce the amount of email landing in your inbox. But how? See that Clutter folder just below your Inbox? Maybe you turned the feature off, or maybe you’re reading this message from your Clutter folder (if so, great!)  If you’d […]

Email & Calendar in Office 365

Posted June 2, 2016

We hope you’ve been able to take a bit of time to familiarize yourself with Office 365 for email and calendar. Our 5/22 launch was successful, and we’re writing today to remind you of our support resources and learning opportunities, and also to update you with answers to a few frequently asked questions: Many of […]

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